Synopses & Reviews
BLS Case Studies in Emergency Care
introduces real-life case studies that aim to engage students in the critical thinking process necessary to provide the best care possible in the field. The case-based approach offered by this book gives students the opportunity to apply the concepts learned in class and to familiarize themselves with the scenario format, which is increasingly used in national and state exams. Case topics include:
- Difficulty Breathing
- Difficult Pregnancy
- Poisoning and Anaphylaxis
A case-based approach brings "real-life" scenarios into EMT-Basic response refresher training. This book covers the DOT curriculum for the EMT-B Refresher course and takes into account the prior experience of a practicing EMTB. Contains a wealth of full color photos and illustrations. EMT-Basic level responders.
About the Author
Dan Limmer, EMT P,
has been involved in EMS for over 25 years. He remains active as a paramedic with Kennebunk Fire Rescue in Kennebunk, Maine, and the Kennebunkport EMS (KEMS) in Kennebunkport, Maine. A passionate educator, Dan teaches EMT and paramedic courses at the Southern Maine Community College in South Portland, Maine, and has taught at The George Washington University in Washington, DC, and the Hudson Valley Community College in Troy, New York. He is a charter member of the National Association of EMS Educators and a member of the National Association of EMTs (NAEMT), for which he serves on the Advanced Medical Life Support Committee.
Dan was formerly involved in law enforcement, beginning as a dispatcher and retiring as a police officer in Colonie, New York, where he received three command recognition awards as well as the distinguished service award (Officer of the Year) in 1987. During his 20-year law enforcement career he served in the communications, patrol, juvenile, narcotics, and training units.
In addition to authoring several EMS journal articles, Dan is co-author of a number of EMS textbooks for Brady including First Responder: A Skills Approach, Essentials of Emergency Care, Advanced Medical Life Support, the military and fire service editions of Emergency Care, and others. He speaks frequently at regional, state, and national EMS conferences.